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News Roundup: ACK Hits Red for COVID Cases; Towns Face Lawsuit Over Septic Systems

S Junker

Nantucket moved into the state’s highest COVID-19 risk category, reporting 40 cases in ten days. An environmental lawsuit looks to stop all new septic installations in Barnstable and Mashpee. And will Falmouth abandon its iconic Surf Drive?

We have those stories and more on the local news roundup, as CAI News Director Steve Junker speaks with some of the region’s leading journalists.

This week's guests include CAI's Eve Zuckoff and Jennette Barnes; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle; Mary Ann Bragg of the Provincetown Banner; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Jessica Hill of the Cape Cod Times; Jack Spillane of the Standard-Times; George Brennan from the Martha's Vineyard Times; and CAI's Mike Deehan at the Statehouse.

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Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings and produces The Fishing News.